Nation’s Capital Swim Club’s Mackenzie McConagha dropped a 1:02.08 lifetime best 100 meter back to improve upon the 1:05 she swam at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
USA Swimming has named 22 girls and 21 boys to the National Junior Team that will represent the U.S. at the 2021 FINA Swimming World Cup this fall.
Lilly King was fired up after posting a world-leading 1:04.72 in the women’s 100 breast semis, and has her first chance to qualify for the Olympics tonight.
Ledecky’s already secured a spot on the team in the 400 free, and will both race the 200 free and 1500 free tomorrow night.
Gemmell crushed her lifetime best by .32 to place 8th overall in prelims. Sims dropped a 1:59.16 for the 14th all-time fastest 200 free in their age group.
Dressel seems to be gearing up for his other events. He scratched the 200 free semifinal last night, and now his only event of the morning: the 200 fly.
It’s a very distance-based class of current high school sophomores, including breakout open water star Bella Sims at the top of the class.
With a sizzling 30.37 on the final 50, Gemmell was able to seal the deal, roaring into the finish in 4:12.94.
Claire Curzan (pictured) and Torri Huske became the #2 and #4 American performers in the 100 fly while breaking NAGs for 15-16 and 17-18 girls.
The first of several highly anticipated showdowns between Olympic hopefuls Claire Curzan and Torri Huske happened this morning in the 100 free prelims.
Across the country from the Pro Swim Series in Mission Viejo, some serious Olympic contenders will be racing in Cary, North Carolina.
After clocking best times in the 100 fly, 50 free, and 200 fly this weekend, Torri Huske swam a 47.80 100 yard free, within .20 of her lifetime best.
Adriano Arioti claimed 2nd in the 400 IM at the Potomac Valley Short Course Championships with the 20th all-time fastest 400 IM time in the 13-14 age group.
Torri Huske will look to add another win at the 2021 PVS Championships Series as she enters the 200 free final as top seed.
A handful of USA Swimming’s top club teams are racing at an invitational event in Virginia this weekend, where top age groupers posted best times in long course.